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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can women become pregnant during perimenopause?

Can women become pregnant during perimenopause?

Yes: Many women feel they can't get pregnant, but while it is not common, some women do get pregnant in the perimenopause. ...Read more

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Does pregnant woman menstruate?

Does pregnant woman menstruate?

Female Fertility: Remember, menstruation means the monthly blood period that cleans out the un-pregnant uterus in preparation for the next cycle. Once one is pregnant, let's hope, the uterus is not cleaned out but protected so that the fetus can grow into a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Do women menstruate when pregnant?

Do women menstruate when pregnant?

No: Menstruation is shedding the lining of the uterus. Pregnant women don't menstruate. However pregnant women can have vaginal bleeding, which can be implantation bleeding, or bleeding from the placenta or from the cervix. ...Read more

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Can a menopause women still ovulate?

Can a menopause women still ovulate?

Rarely: The very high level of gonad stimulating hormone succeeds to induce a few residual eggs to develop and ovulate. This happens rarely. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods early menopause?

Are irregular periods  early menopause?

Not necessarily: Perimenopause-the time before menopause brings all kinds of changes including irregular periods (too early or too late), heavier to lighter bleeding, mood swings, hot flashes etc. Other cuases of irregular periods can be hormonal imbalances, thyroid disorders, stress/trauma, medications, and or anatomical problems. Talk to your physician for more help. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women toboggan?

Would recommend: Against it if your are tobogganing down slopes due to the risk of injury. If one is just being pulled on a toboggan on flat land - that should not pose any threat. ...Read more

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Can a woman become pregnant during perimenopause?

Can a woman become pregnant during perimenopause?

Yes: Until a woman has had no menstrual periods for a full year, it is possible that she could unexpectedly ovulate and become pregnant. That said, fertility is certainly decreased at perimenopause. If a woman desires childbearing, she will likely need the intervention of a fertility specialist to be successful. ...Read more

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Can women have period while pregnant?

Can women have period while pregnant?

No: A woman may experience some bleeding while pregnant but it wouldn't be their period (unless the pregnancy ended). ...Read more

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Should every pregnant woman experience implantation bleeding?

Should every pregnant woman experience implantation bleeding?

Uncommon: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 14 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. Implantation bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women. If your pregnancy test is negative then the bleeding was just irregular spotting. ...Read more

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Do women with fybroid ovulate?

Do women with fybroid ovulate?

Fibroids ovulation: Fibroids of the uterus will not affect ovulation. A woman may or may not ovulate but if she's not ovulating, the cause will not be the fibroid. ...Read more

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Can infertile women have regular periods?

Can infertile women have regular periods?

Some: Not all of infertility is related to abnormal ovulation. There are many women who have regular menstrual cycles and ovulate regularly but have infertility related to blocked fallopian tubes or endometriosis. ...Read more

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Missed period, 5 days late.Used withdrawal method during my fertile period.Some light cramping, exhaustion, sore nipples ect.Neg pregnant test.Pregnant?

Missed period, 5 days late.Used withdrawal method during my fertile period.Some light cramping, exhaustion, sore nipples ect.Neg pregnant test.Pregnant?

Maybe: If you are 5 days late and the pregnancy test is negative, then it is likely that you are not pregnant. On the other hand, you are engaging in a type of birth control that is notoriously unreliable, and it is also possible that the test is just not quite positive. I would retest every 3-4 days over the next 2 weeks, and if it remains negative, then you are not pregnant. Talk to your doctor too! ...Read more

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Can women have their period while pregnant?

Can women have their period while pregnant?

Although a : Woman who is pregnant might experience bleeding it would not be her period. A woman's period stops when she is pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Do infertile women still experience symptoms of ovulation?

Do infertile women still experience symptoms of ovulation?

You may not: Ovulation is most often silent whether fertile or infertile. Many infertile women ovulate as infertility cause is not ovulation problem. Some women can feel a slight discomfort at ovulation. We have tests to determine ovulation: see http://bit.Ly/mvk3em. I have a video of details: http://bit.Ly/nsjhg3. See references for more details. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can pcos woman get pregnant, doctor?

Can pcos woman get pregnant, doctor?

Yes: The chance is lower but pts with pcos can get pregnant. With treatment, the chance improves. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

Period of time when your estrogen levels start to decline, your periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other ...Read more